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Supermarket recalls steak over allergy fears

Supermarket giant issues recall on their Butcher’s selection garlic and herb thin cut beef sizzle steak.

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David Bowie at Friars, July 15, 1972

Campaign to fund world’s first David Bowie statue falling short with 24 hours to go

A crowdfunding campaign to help build the world’s first David Bowie Statue is £16,000 short with just 24 hours to go.

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Bedford flourist wins regional award

Bedford flourist wins regional award

Fleurette Florists have won a national bouquet for their wedding flowers.

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Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

Shops ‘could be a thing of the past’ by 2050

High Street retailers could be consigned to history by 2050 as virtual reality takes over the way we shop, a report into the future of shopping has predicted.

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One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers dont disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo

Should I disclose my mental health issues to my employer?

One in six workers experience stress, anxiety and depression at any given time but, more often than not, workers don’t disclose their problems and mental health remains a workplace taboo.

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MBTC Fleurette award

Bouquet for award winning Bedford florists

Fleurette Florists have won a national bouquet for their wedding flowers.

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Product warning

Pet food recalled over salmonella fears

A range of pet food has been recalled by its manufacturer following the discovery that the product contains salmonella.

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Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Slade out, God in, as Morrisons puts carols back on Christmas menu

Morrisons is bringing back Christmas carols to its stores after 15 years, after listening to its customers who said they preferred traditional songs to pop music.

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Post Office managers’ strike set to disrupt overseas Christmas mail and parcels

Hundreds of Post Office managers are to stage a fresh strike in a dispute over pensions.

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Advice on your festive waste

Advice on your festive waste

Households in Central Bedfordshire should have received information about the temporary changes to household waste collections during Christmas week.

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Nice women earn less says new report

Nice women earn less says new report

Women who behave like men earn more than those who are nice, according to new research.

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Aldi issues recall

Aldi recalls popular food dish over allergy fears

ALDI is recalling one of its popular curry dishes because it contains milk, which is not declared within the ingredients list.

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The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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Bedford councillors discuss potential of Roman Villa project in Manton Lane

Bedford councillors discuss potential of Roman Villa project in Manton Lane

Council committee memebers have praised ‘imporant’ work of the team at the Bedford Roman Villa dig on Manton Lane.

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Booking a room for your goldfish - the strange requests from hotel guests

A hotel chain has revealed some of the more bizarre requests it gets from customers staying in Bedfordshire.

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BEAUTY: Northampton hair salon expands to include new beauty room

BEAUTY: Northampton hair salon expands to include new beauty room

A Northampton hairdressing salon has expanded and added a bespoke beauty room for its clients, as Ruth Supple reports

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Handout still taken from video issued by the Advertising Standards Authority of a Heinz advert that teaches viewers how to use tin cans to drum out a song which has been banned for encouraging behaviour that risks health and safety.

Heinz rapped over baked beans ad safety

A Heinz baked beans ad which showed children drumming on empty tins has been banned because young viewers could copy it and slice their fingers open on sharp edges.

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Pet Flea and Tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

Pet Flea and Tick drops recalled over poisoning fears

A range of pet care products has been recalled by its manufacturer due to concerns that they may contain an element poisonous to cats.

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Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Petrol back below £1 a litre for Morrisons shoppers as supermarket slashes prices

Morrisons has announced that from Monday, supermarket customers will pay below £1-a-litre for petrol for the first time in six months.

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